Public hearing on stabilized rent changes held at Hostos Community College
Bronx tenants asked for a rent freeze on rent-stabilized apartments during a public hearing at Hostos Community College Thursday night.
The Rent Guidelines Board is considering an increase of 0 to 3 percent for one-year leases, which keeps open the possibility of a rent freeze for the first time ever. For two-year leases, rent could rise between .5 and 4.5 percent.
Opponents say a rent...